When Leigh Hartwell's 18-year-old daughter runs off with a guy she met online, the New York City dentist heads to New Hampshire to bring her home. Once there, her daughter refuses to leave her new boyfriend, and Leigh soon finds herself attracted to the boyfriend's father, retired baseball player Sam Wallace. C.J. Carmichael's Star-Crossed Parents (4) is an enjoyable and emotionally satisfying story. Leigh and Sam aren't looking for love, but they find it anyway.